Mar
03

Dr Jonathan Abela Fiorentino Certified as an Accredited Mediator by the London School of Mediation

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Dr. Jonathan Abela Fiorentino , a Senior Associate in the Litigation and ADR team at Mamo TCV Advocates, recently successfully completed the London School of Mediation s ' International Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Course and was certified as Accredited Mediator in civil and commercial matters. With this certification, Jonathan is now competent to accept instructions as an Accredited Mediator, both domestically and internationally. Mediation is an ADR process whereby the participants themselves are the protagonists in seeking an amicable sett...
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Mar
01

ESAs issue joint supervisory statement on the application of the Regulation on Sustainability-related disclosures in the Financial Services Sector (SFDR)

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On 25 February, 2021 the triumvirate of European Supervisory Authorities, the EBA, EIOPA and ESMA (the " ESAs ") published a joint statement on the effective and consistent application and national supervision of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (" SFDR "). The joint statement is intended to help mitigate the risks of divergent application of the SFDR, and promote a level playing field to protect investors. In their joint statement, the ESAs recommend that during the interim period between 10 th March, 2021 (the date upon which most of the provisions ...
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Feb
25

Annual Leave Provisions in the Organisation of Working Time Regulations Amended Once Again

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Legal Notice 59 of 2021 has amended the annual leave provisions in the Organisation of Working Time Regulations (S.L. 452.87). With effect from the 1st of January 2021, the days of annual leave have been reduced from 27 days to 24 days but employees shall be entitled to an additional day of annual leave in respect of public or national holidays falling on a Saturday, Sunday or weekly day of rest. Disclaimer This document does not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or legal assistance, please do not hesitate to co...
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Feb
23

Chambers Global 2021 ranks Mamo TCV as a top-tier Maltese Law firm in General Business Law

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Chambers Global recently published its 2021 and once again recognised Mamo TCV as one of the leading law firms in Malta. The firm was ranked as a Tier 1 Firm for "General Business Law" - which was the only practice area in which Maltese firms were ranked. Chambers described the firm as a "Stellar firm with an acclaimed corporate and dispute resolution practice regularly retained by local and international clients spanning the banking, pharmaceutical and real estate industries, as well as public sector clients. Strong capital markets department with a focus on secu...
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Feb
22

Recognition of UK Insolvency Proceedings in Malta Post-Brexit

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Prior to 1 st January, 2021, the cross-border recognition and enforcement of insolvency proceedings and judgements between the European Union (" EU ") and the United Kingdom (" UK ") was largely consolidated within the framework of the European Insolvency (Recast) Regulation (the " EIR ") which generally attributed automatic recognition to such proceedings and/or judgements. Following the end of the Brexit transitional period on the 31 st December 2020, the EIR no longer applies to the UK. Consequently, insolvency proceedings opened in the UK after 31 st December ...
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